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MATERIALS: Synthetic cloth, cotton thread, sequins. CONSTRUCTION: Synthetic cloth with synthetic/metallic supplementary weft pattern-made in 2 parts, stitched in centre, crochet edge with sequins on 2 sides. MOTIFS: Floral STYLE REMARKS: Crochet edge is particular to this community. CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn as veil with blouse/skirt; transparent cloth is preferred due to custom of laj/veiling. CULTURAL REMARKS: Patterns derived from ottoman. Also called ankhbari, ''Window for eyes''. Odhani, Woman's Veil.
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013